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Gosar Amendments Pass House—Funds Re-Directed to Programs That Matter

Posted: May 31, 2014 at 6:00 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement after three of his amendments to the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (HR 4660), passed the House of Representatives: “I have set a goal to cut as much waste, fraud and abuse out of our federal government as I […]

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House Passes Gosar Efforts to Cut Waste

Posted: May 3, 2014 at 12:45 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after successfully passing an amendment, which will save $3.1 million by preventing a budget increase for the United States Botanic Garden, by a bipartisan vote of 219-198 and attaching it to the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2015 (H.R.4487), which subsequently passed the full House by a vote […]

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Rep. Gosar: Our Tax System Is Completely Broken

Posted: April 15, 2014 at 1:55 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement in regard to Tax Day: “Our tax system is completely broken; the tax code is too complex and the tax burden is too high, which not only destroys jobs and slows economic growth but also impedes the ability of families and businesses […]

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Top Ten Worst Tax Offenses by Democrat Candidates for Senate

Posted: April 15, 2014 at 11:55 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Every Day Is Tax Day When You’re A Democrat By Bill Murphy If you are a Democrat, you are probably already celebrating Tax Day. It’s a day that liberals in Washington have circled on their calendar. For the rest of us, today feels more a root canal than a holiday.Every year, on April 15th, Democrats […]

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Tax Day Alert: We Spend More on Taxes Than Food, Clothing, and Housing

Posted: April 15, 2014 at 6:30 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

And  ‘Tax Freedom Day’ Comes Later This Year Every hard-working American knows that April 15 is the deadline to pay the tax man. What they may not know is how long it takes for the nation to earn enough money to pay for the ever-growing cost of government. The Tax Foundation calls it Tax Freedom […]

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Gosar’s Legislative Effort to Cut Waste Clears Subcommittee

Posted: April 5, 2014 at 3:30 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement after language from one of his legislative efforts successfully passed the House Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee and was included in the Fiscal Year 2015 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill: “One of my top priorities is eliminating waste, fraud and abuse whenever I can find […]

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Salmon Drops 3rd Bill as Part of Shrink Our Spending (SOS) Initiative

Posted: April 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Defunds National Labor Relations Board Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced his third in a series of bills that will be introduced over the next few months to highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs government-wide. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate federal funding for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Salmon released […]

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Salmon Drops 2nd Bill as Part of Shrink Our Spending (SOS) Initiative

Posted: March 30, 2014 at 10:10 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Defunds United Nations Population Fund Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced his second in a series of bills that will be introduced over the next few months to highlight and cut wasteful tax-payer funded programs government-wide. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate federal funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Salmon […]

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Salmon Launches Shrink Our Spending (SOS) Initiative

Posted: March 20, 2014 at 12:55 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Plans to introduce a series of bills over next few months to cut wasteful spending government-wide Washington, D.C.—Last night, at a town hall meeting in Mesa, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced to over 200 East Valley residents his latest legislative initiative to highlight and cut wasteful and duplicative programs in every area of government. Salmon […]

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